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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
the controversy over president obama's healthcare mandate that got so much attention june of last year, the founding fathers in 7092 passed a law requiring every free citizen, free mail between the ages of 18-45 to outfit themselves with a rifle. the military-style firearms for military -- military-style mustard capable of serving in the militia. so, the founding fathers did not view the second amendment as a basis for insurrection. rather, they viewed it as part of a well-regulated militia. >> yes, ma'am. >> melissa from government affairs here at hopkins. i am wondering if you could talk a little bit about whether in the publication you might be able to stratified -- or break out likely voters. just thinking about polls that policy makers would be paying attention to. likely voters and also by state or region of the country? >> those are good questions. as we know, often in the context of election polling, survey research firms have proprietary algorithms, using a four, or six questions that allows them to break out likely voters. our goal of motivation was something different. where
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm EST
suffering in terms of the health-care consequences and costs. long before a child even crosses the threshold of kindergarten, that child is potentially truncated because they are food insecure, they are hungry, their families to not have enough money for food. i went to pick back up on you, congressman gingrich -- when you say our programs do not work, you are absolutely wrong. i come from a tradition of science, a scientific background. i do scientific research on hunger and have been doing that for 15 years. i want to tell you, the food stamp program is one of the single most important programs that we have in this country. [applause] thank you. we know that food stamps prevent hospitalization for children. it is a good investment. think about pediatric hospitalization, it costs $24,000 for three days. that same amount of money could feed a family of four for one year. that is a great investment because it prevents hospitalization. it promotes job development, cognitive, social, emotional development, so by the time children are in school they can learn well. let's hope they can have break
Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
in the 40's among the 50 states in healthcare than any indicator of general we're dealing with a population that does not have great access to health care and does not have a strong health basis as it needs. the rest of us have access to and as you know, we in the
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